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Applying for a Visa

If you wish to apply for a visa you are required to follow Steps 1 - 6 below. Before doing so, please note:

  • The steps you are required to take are the same for first time applicants and those renewing a visa;
  • If you are in the United Kingdom you may apply for a visa at this Embassy regardless of your nationality or immigration status in the United Kingdom.  This includes petition based applicants with a Notice of Action, Form I-797 listing another post;
  • If you have valid travel authorization under ESTA you are not required to apply for a B-1 or B-2 visa;  
  • We do not pre-adjudicate visa applications and, therefore, cannot advise you of the likely outcome of any future application;  
  • We will not answer questions concerning your eligibility to apply for visa.

Before applying for the visa, watch our YouTube video for tips on applying.    Find it here!

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